CPAG's Housing Benefit and Council Tax Benefit Legislation
Price £105 including updating Supplement 1,302 pages
ISBN 978 1 906076 64 1
This 25th annual edition published December 2012. Updating Supplement published May 2013.
The 26th edition main volume - with updated title CPAG's Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction Legislation - is due January 2014 - see order form.
This deﬁnitive publication is completely revised and updated to include housing beneﬁt and council tax beneﬁt legislation as it applies in England, Wales and Scotland at 8 November 2012.
It gathers together all the relevant statutory material with an expert commentary. This includes analysis and interpretation of provisions, the latest caselaw, reference to ofﬁcial guidance, coverage of administration issues and help with practice. All the information is fully indexed and cross-referenced.
This 25th edition includes:
- a summary of future changes from April 2013, including the ‘benefit cap’ to be administered by local authorities as a reduction in housing benefit, and the new social sector rent restrictions where a tenant is under-occupying her/his home.
- expanded and updated commentary on the rules entitlement to housing benefit for people from abroad, including the right to reside test;
- commentary on new decisions of the courts and the Upper Tribunal.
It has long been the standard text for advisers, lawyers, local authority administrators, housing organisations and students. It is used in all housing beneﬁt cases coming before the First-tier Tribunal (Social Entitlement Chamber).
‘Packed with relevant information in an easily portable form. The title remains a work which no one concerned with housing beneﬁts can be without.’ FAMILY LAW
‘An important tool for anyone advising about housing beneﬁt.’ THE LAW SOCIETY’S GAZETTE
‘An indispensable guide for all those advising claimants in whatever capacity.’ SCOTS LAW TIMES
‘This excellent text is a must have for all advisers dealing with Housing Beneﬁt claims.’ THE ADVISER (Citizens Advice)